- New Tucson prices start from £21,845
- All new 48v Mild Hybrid combined with new 8 speed automatic transmission
- New 1.6 CRDi engine introduced with 115PS and 136PS options
- Safety features standardised across the range
Hyundai Motor UK has officially announced the pricing and specification of the New Tucson, which will go on sale in the UK on 26 July.
Since its launch in 2015, Tucson has been one of Hyundai’s best-selling vehicles in both the UK and Europe. New Tucson is set to continue the models popularity with a refreshed design, powertrains, advanced technology and enhanced safety equipment levels.
New Tucson’s external design has been refreshed with the addition of the Hyundai signature Cascading Grille along with a new design headlight, fog lamp, front bumper and skid plate. The side profile features new wheel designs in 16”, 17”, 18” and 19” sizes. At the rear, New Tucson receives a new rear taillight design, with a redesigned bumper and exhaust tailpipe. As well as a refreshed external look, internal changes include an all new, redesigned soft touch dashboard, with touchscreen display audio systems with DAB, Apple Car Play™ and Android Auto™, now standard across the range. New Tucson also introduces the KRELL audio system, first seen on KONA.
It comes with an increased number of safety features, with Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist and Driver Attention Alert standardised across all trim levels.
Powertrain efficiency has been improved, with the introduction of a 48v mild hybrid powertrain – a first for Hyundai – which combines with an all-new 8 speed automatic 4WD transmission on 2.0 CRDi 185PS models. An all new “U3” 1.6 CRDi engine is also now available, in 115PS and 136PS outputs combined with a 6 speed manual (115PS/136PS) or 7 speed dual clutch transmission (136PS). Petrol engines have an increased presence within the line-up, with both 1.6 GDi and 1.6 T-GDi engines available at higher trim levels than on the previous model Tucson. 1.6 CRDi and 2.0 CRDi engines now have Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology applied, with the addition of a 48v mild hybrid system on the 2.0 CRDi engine. The 1.6 GDi and 1.6 T-GDi engines adopt a Gasoline Particulate Filter (GPF), with Intelligent Stop and Go features on all variants of New Tucson.
Prices will start from £21,845 for the New Tucson S Connect 1.6 GDi 2WD 6 speed manual. The model will feature new equipment including a 7” display audio including DAB, Apple Car Play™ and Android Auto™, rear view camera, USB charger for mobile devices, Bluetooth connectivity with steering wheel controls and a leather steering wheel and gear knob. Exterior enhancements include new design 16” alloy wheels, front fog lamps and door mirror mounted indicators. Remote central locking, automatic headlamps and climate control amongst the key specification items carried over from the previous model.
New Tucson SE Nav trim is the next specification up in the range, which starts from £23,345. The New Tucson SE Nav is available with the 1.6 GDi 2WD 6 speed manual, with the specification building on the S Connect trim level by offering customers additional equipment including new design 17” alloy wheels, privacy glass, roof rails, LED rear lamps, front and rear parking sensors, auto dimming rear mirror and automatic windscreen wipers, 8” touchscreen display audio system with Navigation, DAB, Apple Car Play™ and Android Auto™ and cruise control. New Tucson SE Nav is also available with a 1.6 T-GDi 177PS engine in 2WD, combined with either a 6 speed manual or 7 speed dual clutch transmission. The 1.6 CRDi engine is also offered with 2 power outputs and drivelines, a 115PS, 2WD 5 speed manual or a 136PS, 2WD 7 speed dual clutch transmission.
Raising the specification further, the New Tucson Premium starts at £25,845 for the Premium 1.6 GDi 2WD 6 speed manual. Premium trim includes equipment enhancements over the previous model, featuring new design 18” alloy wheels, keyless entry with start/stop button, an electronic parking brake, wireless charging pad for wireless charging equipped devices and a new KRELL premium audio system. Features carried over from the previous model include leather interior, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, Blind Spot Detection system and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. New Tucson Premium is also available with a 1.6 T-GDi 177PS engine in 2WD, combined with either a 6 speed manual or 7 speed dual clutch transmission. The 1.6 CRDi engine is also offered with 2 power outputs and drivelines, a 115PS, 2WD 5 speed manual or a 136PS, 2WD 7 speed dual clutch transmission. An additional powertrain option for Tucson Premium is the 2.0 CRDi 185PS engine, with 4WD and 8 speed automatic transmission. This powertrain option also features the all new 48v mild hybrid system, which allows the standard stop/start system to extend its “engine off” operations whilst the stop/start system is active, as well as supplementing the engine during acceleration, whilst still lowering emissions.
The range topping New Tucson Premium SE is available from £29,745 for the 1.6 T-GDi 177PS 6 speed manual, which adds new equipment including Bi-LED headlamps, adaptive smart cruise control and an around view monitor, assisting the driver during slow speed manoeuvres. Additional enhancements over the Premium specification include a panoramic glass sunroof, smart tailgate, heated steering wheel and ventilated front seats. New Tucson Premium SE also offers the 1.6 T-GDi 177PS engine with 7 speed dual clutch transmission powertrain, a 1.6 CRDi 136PS engine with either a 2WD 6 speed manual or 2WD 7 speed dual clutch transmission and the 2.0 CRDi 185PS engine with 4WD, 8 speed automatic transmission with 48v mild hybrid system.
New Tucson is available in a choice of 10 colours. Polar White, a solid paint finish no cost option, is continued from the previous model, alongside Fiery Red, Platinum Silver, White Sand, Moon Rock, Micron Grey and Phantom Black. These colours are all metallic or pearl paint finishes and are a cost option of £665. New colours to the range are the metallic paint finishes of Olivine Grey, Stellar Blue and Champion Blue.
Since its introduction in 2015, the Tucson has been a significant part of our business success, culminating in sales of 29,430 vehicles in 2017 – our best-seller and nearly a third of our entire sales volume. New Tucson brings refreshed elements to an already popular external design, whilst the interior has been fundamentally overhauled, with increased connectivity and high performance audio capability, housed within a redesigned and soft touch dashboard.
Tony WhitehornPresident and CEO Hyundai Motor UK
All New Tucson models come with Hyundai’s industry leading 5 Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Roadside Assistance package, 5 Year Annual Health Check, and 12 Year Anti Corrosion Warranty.